A Fall Into The Fuel Pool

The patient arrives at the emergency room and a clean team transfer is performed. The patient is brought into the REA. There is a bandage on the left forehead just above the eye. Vital signs are as follows: pulse 78 beats per minute and regular, respirations 16 per minute, blood pressure 132/86 mm Hg. Pulse oximetry while on oxygen shows a saturation of 94%. The paramedics have started an IV which is running at 100 cc/hr.

Physical examination is unremarkable except for the laceration above the left eye. He is alert and oriented complaining of pain above his right eye. You then choose to:

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